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Turning small talk on its head!

Having worked in recruitment and career coaching for so long, I have lost count how many networking events I’ve attended over the years. Whilst I’m an extravert by nature and enjoy meeting new people, like many others, I still find small talk awkward. I’ve had clients who would do anything to avoid a situation where […]

How to impress executive recruiters

Us Executive Recruiters can be a tough bunch to impress. We are fortunate to meet some of the smartest, most talented and highest paid individuals. Yet, I often hear about the struggle in trying to strike up a meaningful relationship with an Executive Recruiter. Aside from stating the obvious, like having a great resume, there […]

How to avoid a toxic workplace

If you’ve ever worked in a toxic work environment, you’ll probably remember the exact moment you asked yourself ‘how did I get here?’ or finally got to the stage where you’ve realised that you’ve made a terrible mistake. You’re not alone; unfortunately, it’s all too common. According to a recent survey of 4800 Australians, conducted […]

What’s the secret to retaining top talent?

Career Coach and Executive Search Specialist, Fiona Wainrit explores five ways to retain top talent. Link to The Age.

Authentic networking: successful and meaningful networking

Link to The Age.

Stop thinking. Start doing.

There’s no shortage of advice on achieving goals, progressing our career and reaching our potential. Yet, in all my years of coaching, you’d be surprised by how many individuals fall back into the habit of repeating the same mistakes that get us further away from reaching our goals. A client who was stuck in a […]

Five tips to avoid overused buzzwords on Linkedin

Being in the career coaching, recruiting and headhunting fields, I have seen literally thousands of Linkedin profiles. My responses have varied from laugh-out-loud moments, to cringe worthy moments, to pride; wanting to high five a client for sprucing up their profile. Just like CV’s, Linkedin profiles can contain generic and overused words and phrases that […]

How to succeed with recruitment agencies

Are Recruiters the Enemy? I spend a big portion of my workday talking to clients experiencing career transitions. Many are out there applying for jobs and it’s not uncommon to leam of their less than satisfactory experience with agency recruiters. I commonly hear things like: “They don’t retum calls”, “I’m just a number”, “I keep […]

Showing up isn’t enough

I was having a chat to a friend recently about their experience with someone in a yoga class being territorial by not wanting to move their yoga mat a few centimetres to accommodate an extra person. This is a common occurrence in the yoga world. There’s usually someone who needs to squeeze in and why […]

Avoid age stereotypes          

Career Coach Fiona Wainrit, of Career Mojo, explores how to effectively sell yourself into a job and feel comfortable doing it. There are loads of articles out there about personal branding and creating your own ‘elevator pitch’, so I’m not going to add to the literature on this. However, I will say that having such […]